Padma Lakshmi

Padma Parvati Lakshmi (pronounced [?p?d?ma? ?pa?r??t?i? ?l?k?mi?]; born September 1, 1970) is an Indian-born American cookbook author, actress, model and television host.

I really got close to Anthony Bourdain after the birth of my daughter, i may have even been a bit intimidated by Anthony Bourdain before that. I think Anthony Bourdain could see what I was dealing with and juggling. And Anthony Bourdain had a lot of empathy for that.